8746.000 Bothriocline Oliv. ex Benth.

Wild, H. & Pope, G.V. (1977) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 7. Vernonieae (excluding Vernonia). Kirkia 10(2) 339-384

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs with indumentum of simple or ± asymmetric T-shaped hairs. Leaves opposite, alternate or opposite below and alternate above, simple. Capitula homogamous, discoid. Phyllaries unequal, increasing in size to the inside, numerous. Corolla purple or mauve. Achenes various. Pappus consisting of one series of a few caducous barbellate setae or 0.

Worldwide: 30 species occurring in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 10 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
fusca (S. Moore) M. G. Gilbert
inyangana N.E. Br. var. inyangana N,McDescription, Image
laxa N.E. Br. subsp. laxa B,N,W,C,E,SCb,N,Mc,C,Lk,S,WDescription, Image
longipes (Oliv. & Hiern) N.E.Br.N,EN,McDescription, Image
mbalensis (Wild & G.V.Pope) C.JeffreyN
monocephala (Hiern) Wild & G.V.PopeNDescription
muschleriana Wild & G.V.Pope NDescription
pectinata (O.Hoffm.) Wild & G.V.PopeMcDescription
ripensis (Hutch.) Wild & G.V.PopeNw,NDescription
trifoliata (De Wild. & Muschl.) Wild & G.V.PopeNw,N,Mc,CDescription

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Wikipedia: Bothriocline
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bothriocline
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bothriocline

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Bothriocline.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1463, retrieved 8 October 2022

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